The Nordic diet might be healthier than the Mediterranean diet.
The diet is plant-based and focuses on eating berries, which might lower the risk of heart attacks because they are rich in anthocyanins that can lower blood pressure. It also promotes eating whole grains, which can provide nutrients that protect the heart, as well as root vegetables (like potatoes or carrots), nuts, low-fat dairy, and fatty fishes, like salmon, mackerel, and herring. Processed foods and most high-fat meats, like sausage and bacon, are not allowed.
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